Asanta, Ashanta: 7 definitions

Introduction

Asanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

asanta : (adj.) non-existing; the wicked.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aśānta (अशांत).—a (S) Unquiet, ruffled, tempestuous--mind, ocean, wind &c.: also unsubdued--lusts or passions. 2 That has not subdued or mortified his passions or affections; irascible, ambitious, covetous, sensual &c.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

aśānta (अशांत).—a Unquiet; covetous; unsubdued

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśānta (अशान्त).—a.

1) Not quelled, violent, wild, restless, anxious; नास्ति बुद्धिरयुक्तस्य न चायुक्तस्य भावना (nāsti buddhirayuktasya na cāyuktasya bhāvanā)... अशान्तस्य कुतः सुखम् (aśāntasya kutaḥ sukham) Mb.

2) Not sacred, irreligious, profane.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aśānta (अशान्त).—mfn.

(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) Restless, anxious, unresigned. E. a neg. śānta tranquil.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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